Hot List 8.22.14

1. It may just now feel like deep summer, but it’s already time to start snapping up the fall boots you can’t live without—like the Anine Bing studded bootie. $699. 8 Fifteen, 815 E. 65th St., 317-253-1234, 8fifteen.com
2. We’re crazy like a fox about these Cupcakes & Cartwheels hand-beaded purses for girls. $23 each. Mass Ave Toys, 409 Massachusetts Ave., 317-955-8697, massavetoys.com
3. Content to express your agrarian side through decorating? Hang this food-pyramid print by local artist Jessica Shreve in the kitchen. $22, 8”x10” unframed. Gallery 116, 8597 E. 116th St., 317-577-9730, gallery116.com
4. The Hancock & Moore “Sprout” chair adds a splash of color to Danish Modern design. $1,899. Custom-order through Kittle’s, 8600 Allisonville Rd., 317-849-5300, kittles.com
5. Vegetabowls are created from molds of squash, melons, and other garden goodies for realistic details. $22 and up. Arts a Poppin’, 425 Massachusetts Ave., 317-822-1200, artsapoppin.com

Fernandez began writing for Indianapolis Monthly in 1995 while studying journalism at Indiana University. One of her freelance assignments required her to join a women's full-tackle football team for a season. She joined the staff in 2005 to edit IM's ancillary publications, including Indianapolis Monthly Home. In 2011, she became a senior editor responsible for the Circle City section as well as coverage of shopping, homes, and design-related topics. Now the director of editorial operations, she lives in Garfield Park.